Visit the Pueblo Mágico (Magic Town) of Candela

Candela , Coahuila

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The municipality of Candela is one of the most remarkable villages in Northern Mexico. It is the starting point of the Desert Route that runs through Monclova, Frontera, Nadadores, San Buenaventura and Cuatro Cienegas. 


Get to know the town’s fort and imagine how the people of Venustiano Carranza made use of this Candela construction to defend against their enemies during the revolution, which was selected as a strategic place because of its location, as it was an obligatory stopover for the feds moving to Laredo

Stroll through its streets and enjoy the various facades that match the local architecture. Continue your journey through history by visiting the recently restored medieval-style railway station.


Be astounded by the varied and original specialties of the local cuisine. The best-known dish is the fritada de cabrito, a twenty-five-day-old goat pure goat's milk lending its meat a unique flavor.
Also, taste the cortadillo, wild rat in masita, snake chicharrón, turtle broth, machacado, and a variety of goat cheeses.

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